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FCG announces Independence Month activities - Pacific Daily News - Pacific Daily News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 02:13

Pacific Daily News

FCG announces Independence Month activities - Pacific Daily News
Pacific Daily News
The Filipino Community of Guam's Car Raffle is now officially underway. Triple J Honda donated a new 2017 Honda Civic to the FCG wherein the net raffle ...

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Obituaries 3-24-2017 - Appalachian News-Express

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 20:05

Obituaries 3-24-2017
Appalachian News-Express
Bill Burke, 84, of Holiday Island, Ark., formerly of Hartley, who was in the process of moving to Regency Retirement Village in Morristown, Tenn., died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at the Tennova Healthcare Volunteer Hospital in Martin, Tenn., following a ...

EditionMarch 25, 2017 - Therogersvillereview

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 17:17

Therogersvillereview

EditionMarch 25, 2017
Therogersvillereview
The ship had a crew of 456 officers and men and began servcice in the Pacific Theater of operations in 1943 as part of the campaign in the Aleutians Islands and later carried troops and cargo during the U.S. assaults on Tarawa, the Kwajalein Atoll ...

EDWIN GARETH HEIDE - Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 13:57

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

EDWIN GARETH HEIDE
Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)
Edwin Gareth Heide of Mercer Island died March 15, 2017 at the age of 95 after a brief illness. Ed was born April 13, 1921 on the family farm near Rhame, ... Ed enlisted in the Army and served in the Pacific during WWII, including at the Battle of ...

Wellington mother and Te Papa host makes her screen debut - The Dominion Post

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 05:00

The Dominion Post

Wellington mother and Te Papa host makes her screen debut
The Dominion Post
It's a topic that the actress can relate to, and she says it also shows the importance of family to the Pacific Island culture. Mose-Tuiloma laughs about her ignorance during the film-making when she had to come to grips with terminology that actors ...

Guam raises tobacco age to 21 come 2018 - Island Packet

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 03:05

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Guam raises tobacco age to 21 come 2018
Island Packet
A measure lapsed into law this week raising the legal age to use or purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 stating Jan. 1, 2018, The Pacific Daily News reported (http://bit.ly/2nPFaIb ). Lawmakers unanimously passed the measure March 9 and the ...
Legal tobacco age will be 21Pacific Daily News

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REVIEW: 'Our Short History,' by Lauren Grodstein - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 01:31

Minneapolis Star Tribune

REVIEW: 'Our Short History,' by Lauren Grodstein
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Karen's carefully laid plans (Jacob will live, when the sad day comes, with her sister's wealthy family on an idyllic island in the Pacific Northwest) are thrown into disarray by the boy's sudden desire to meet his father. This is a problem, because ...

Tularosa Downwinders plan peaceful demonstration at Trinity Site - Alamogordo Daily News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 14:51

Alamogordo Daily News

Tularosa Downwinders plan peaceful demonstration at Trinity Site
Alamogordo Daily News
The Tularosa Basin Downwinders believe the Trinity test changed the gene pools of residents in surrounding communities, leaving a cluster of cancer and illness in the descendants of those who witnessed the atomic bomb. ... Radiation Compensation ...

Hidden Pacific: Local solutions to global problems - New Zealand Herald

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 05:08

Hidden Pacific: Local solutions to global problems
New Zealand Herald
With a growing reliance on imported, packaged goods, many Pacific Islands are particularly affected as they increasingly move away from a more traditional subsistence and hunter-gatherer lifestyle towards Western products. But what real impact does ...

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Through the lens - Deutsche Welle

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 03:34

Deutsche Welle

Through the lens
Deutsche Welle
On the South Pacific island of Rarotonga, fish keen to escape the jaws of aquatic predators have evolved the ability to survive out of water. A new study by scientists at UNSW and the Australian National University, and published in The American ...

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Lynda Babao–O'Neill Launches Vaccine to Prevent Cervical Cancer - Papua New Guinea Today

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 01:26

Papua New Guinea Today

Lynda Babao–O'Neill Launches Vaccine to Prevent Cervical Cancer
Papua New Guinea Today
Mrs. Babao-O'Neill said she was pleased to be a part of the Launch of the HPV vaccination project, noting that Cervical Cancer is the number one cancer amongst women in Papua New Guinea and it results in an estimated 1,500 deaths each year.

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Legal tobacco age will be 21 - Pacific Daily News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 21:45

Pacific Daily News

Legal tobacco age will be 21
Pacific Daily News
Smoking rates in the island have declined in the last few years, but remain higher than the national average, according to the American Cancer Society. The smoking rate here is 27.4 percent, higher than national average of 17.5 percent, the ...

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A pragmatist signs out: Goodbye and good luck - Stuff.co.nz

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:41

Stuff.co.nz

A pragmatist signs out: Goodbye and good luck
Stuff.co.nz
... for the film industry (so the Hobbit movies weren't made in London), balancing the books, school reporting to parents on kids' achievement, making the breast cancer drug Herceptin available to women, raising benefits in real terms, targeting pest ...

John Key – Valedictory Speech - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:18

John Key – Valedictory Speech
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
One time, I was at the Pacific Forum in the Marshall Islands, and when the summit finished, we had some downtime before leaving, so I hatched a plan to go tuna fishing. The trouble was I was due to get an important phone call from the then British ...

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Journey through the Pacific with Voice of the Sea - UH System Current News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:57

UH System Current News

Journey through the Pacific with Voice of the Sea
UH System Current News
Voice of the Sea is doing important work in the community and making a positive contribution to the future of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific islands. In sixty episodes thus far, Seraphin has provided viewers with the blueprints for reviving and solidifying ...

Everyday Heroes: Local groups, individuals honored for heroism - The Daily Telegram

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 09:13

Everyday Heroes: Local groups, individuals honored for heroism
The Daily Telegram
The other youth award went to Hannah Young, who started a program to send packages across the nation from Lenawee County to children battling cancer. She typically helps to brighten ... Also on a frigid day, the two troopers went on the search for a ...

Dig deeper before mocking 'crazy' pet parents - The Times Telegram

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 06:46

Dig deeper before mocking 'crazy' pet parents
The Times Telegram
They've been stationed around the world and have been in the U.S. island territory of Guam, in the western Pacific, for nearly a year. Rounding out the family are ... Some people have flat out told me, but Paolo has seen me through two pregnancies, two ...

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Asia Pacific Report tribute to Teresia Teaiwa – thanks to Tagata Pasifika - Asia Pacific Report

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 19:58

Asia Pacific Report

Asia Pacific Report tribute to Teresia Teaiwa – thanks to Tagata Pasifika
Asia Pacific Report
Dr Teresia Teaiwa featured in a Tagata Pasifika video when winning the Manukau Institute of Technology Pacific Education Award prize at the SunPix Pacific Peoples Awards in 2015. The director of Va'aomanū Pasifika at Victoria University in Wellington ...

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It's goodnight from John Key as former PM bids farewell to New Zealand Parliament - Stuff.co.nz

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 19:38

Stuff.co.nz

It's goodnight from John Key as former PM bids farewell to New Zealand Parliament
Stuff.co.nz
But it wasn't long before he had the house in stitches, after telling a story about receiving a call from David Cameron on a satellite phone while out fishing for tuna off a Pacific Island. The phone went silent when Key started pulling the fish in ...

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About HealthInvestor Asia - HealthInvestor Asia

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 19:12

About HealthInvestor Asia
HealthInvestor Asia
As its Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital (GHK), a 500-bed multi-specialty private tertiary hospital located in Wong Chuk Hang in Hong Kong Island South, opens today, RHB Research has upgraded IHH Healthcare, Asia's largest healthcare company to a “buy” and ...

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